ok, so 16 is 2^4A pencil has dimensions 5E-3 m x 5E-3 m x 1.5E-2 m =3.8 E-7 m^3.
The box has volume 2E3 m^3
So 2E3/3.8E-7= about E10
<quizbowl> ey kid ya want some shortbread
<EASTstroudsburg13> I don't know why, but I just can't bring myself to delete this post.
You don't need the answer key as if you want the answer, you can just look up how close your estimations were.Fermi is really simple event once you get the basics down and have the important facts memorized. Are there any challenging problems that someone wants to write for me with an actual answer?
Mine is: How many hydrogen atoms are in the Sun? (it seems really annoying but it's pretty simple)
Well this one is a little out there but after some googling (Yeah I cheated, get at me) I found that Helen "is the face that launched a thousand ships" so a milliHelen is the amount of beauty needed to launch one ship.Here's a challenge: How many Helens does it take to launch enough warships to cover the entire earth with intercontinental ballistic missiles?
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